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no weapon was used or found. or go on lock down. here's why. >> that's so vital rule of the security office to assess the situation. and they were assessing the situation of what they were hearing from the witness ands what they understood and by their assessment, there was not an immediate need for an alert. we send out alerts or we lock down a campus when there is an immediate physical risk or arm. and it was a verbal threat. there was no weapons seen on the individual or seen in the vicinity. there was no indication of plans. but what he said was concerning enough that they came to our security office. >> now, a lot of students had no idea what went on this afternoon and even at this hour, a lot have no idea there was a threat here on campus. school officials say any threat at this point has been diverted. tht is the very latest. maureen umeh, fox 5 news. >> thank you. >> also new at 5:00, police are hoping a rap song will lead them to the suspects accused of robbing a recording student. paul is live. >> reporter: last friday morning, two men showed up unannounced
unconscious victims after they were down. >> reporter: lanier told us that more gang members will be arrested as this investigation continues and the group could be linked to many other crimes. not only here in d.c., will, but across the area. >> these arrests are good news across the city, matt. thank you. >>> the principal of coolidge high school in the district turned herself in to police today following assault accusations. thelma squareet and two other employees accused of attacking a former staff member. it happened earlier this month after the homecoming football game. jarett is charged with simple assault and placed on administrative leave. aubrey brown will resume the role of acting principal. >>> new at 5 tonight, fairfax county police have released a picture of a suspect in an attack at this library. it happened about a week ago at the thomas jefferson library in falls church. police believe this man followed a 17-year-old girl into the women's bathroom and assaulted her. the girl screamed and he took off. if you know who this is, fairfax county police are asking that you come forw
of the equation is tucker barnes. he makes us really giddy too. coffee, jazz music and tucker barnes. the trifecta. the friday trifecta. >> i feel pressure today because i have to do the forecast and ashould be perfect for the weekend. let's take a look at radar. we've got a little bit of cloud cover and we've got some showers that have developed to the south and east. not here in d.c. but it will be lower eastern shore, across the bay, down towards cambridge and oxford getting a light sprinkle or shower. most of this is not touching the ground. most of the area has got some cloud cover. we'll be dealing with the clouds here for the next couple of hours. but the trend will be to get rid of the clouds and increase the sunshine by mid- to late morning. i think we'll be mostly sunny this afternoon. a decent looking friday. it is cold. right now, 43 at reagan national. it is 39 out at dulles as we switch maps magically. as we switch maps magically. 38 at bwi marshall and your forecast for today, temperatures a little warmer than yesterday. mid others. 54 in town. headed in the right direction. tempera
that the evident was so strong as it was presented, that it was enough for us to question his alibi. >> reporter: there was a one in 10 million chance that the hair didn't belong to tribble. susan said that she remembers deliberations in the jury room and is conflicted by the role later. >> intellectually, i don't feel responsible and i think it was a thoughtful process and that we made, as a group, we made what ended up as a unanimous decision based on what it was we were offered. >> reporter: initially, she told the court i remember the other jurors. when we got to the jury room saying if they found a stocking cap with his hair, he had to be guilty and that was it. how else could his hair get in there unless he had the stocking cap on? the u.s. attorney's office is not opposing the request for the certificate of innocence that he needs for restitution, up to $50,000 for every year locked up. although the judge threw out his conviction, she has remained silent with the court. she said that tribble needs the document. he's jobless and virtually homeless. and&this is a puzzling twist. two other d
brown to jail for six days. use his elected office to make personal gains or defraud the people he represented. but fox 5s political analyst mark plotkin believes that some will think the former chairman got off easily. >> i think most people don't think six days is in jail is a strong message. a few months in jail is a strong message. >> reporter: brown's attorney admits the bank fraud and campaign violations were wrong, but believes prosecutors would have never gone after brown if he was not the council chairman. >> he has received a sentence from the court and the court expects he will abide by the sentence. >> reporter: and brown shoulding released to head home in the next hour and that is what we told. brown will serve six months of home detention and wear an ankle bracelet, two years of probation and 4ity hours of community service. the judge said he wants the service to be visible to everyone. he wants it to happen on the weekdays, and he wants people ton this crime did not go unpunished. shawn? >> i'm curious d kwame brown talk at all today, go did he speak to the reporters
-ordered institutional confinement in the custody of u.s. marshals. about an hour earlier brown left the federal courthouse in washington declining to speak to reporters. >> hey, kwame, do you have anything to say, sir? >> reporter: brown pled guilty in june to falsifying loan documents for his home and a boat and to campaign finance violations, writing checks for cash over the legal limit. >> i want to apologize from the bottom of my heart to all those say that let down. >> reporter: brown addressing the -- that i have let down. >> reporter: brown addressing the media after making his plea back in june. >> i am guilty of knowing that poll workers and others received more than $50 in cash payments for doing campaign work which is and has been done in this city for years. >> reporter: brown was the second elected official in the district to resign from office this year. then ward 5 council member harry thomas pled guilty to embezzling more than $300,000 in city grant moneys for children and the arts. he is serving a three year prison sentence. anything to say to the people of washington? how
announces plans to go out of business. thanks for joining us tonight. i'm brian bolter. >> i'm shawn yancy. >>> we begin tonight with what was supposed to be a spoof on racial profiling during a traffic stop. >> but now two prince george's county police officers who appeared in an internet video are suspended, could be fired. fox 5's audrey barnes has the story now. >> prince george's county police internal fairs got an anonymous tip this morning -- affairs got an anonymous tip this morning about the video. it's been taken off youtube for now. the officers who starred in it are off the job pending the outcome of an internal investigation. >> i watched it and was disgusted by what i saw. the video is disparaging not only to this profession, but to our community that we serve. >> police chief mark magaw says two 5th district patrol officers, one a 10 year veteran, the other who has been on the force three years being were asked by an unnamed actor to be in his video. in a simulated traffic stop they pull him over wearing their county uniforms and driving a county cruiser. >> supposedly it wa
at the u.s. capitol dome right there and another nice, warm day ahead. we'll see what is in store after that. good morning. i'm sarah simmons i'm wisdom martin. welcome to fox 5 morning news. >> here is tucker. >> happy monday. >> the weekend was beautiful. temperature-wise, we got to 70 yesterday. we'll enjoy the mild temperatures but the clouds will move in and rain tonight. it really won't rain until later tonight. >> are we talking real hard rain or just sprinkles. >> good steady rain overnight. maybe 1/4 inh of rain. the good news is it will be out of here early tomorrow and get some afternoon sunshine. >> sunshine but it will be colder, won't it. >> yes. clear skies out there at the moment but you can see clouds just out to the west. it will be a mostly cloudy monday us for as clouds out into west virginia will be moving in shortly. and then you can see the rain a little further out to the west out into western ohio at the moment and starting to push into michigan. those rain showers will hold off until later tonight. i think later this afternoon, it might feel like it will rain b
they used to own and florida's former governor charlie christ once dated her twin sister, however he denies the claims. >>> nancy pelosi is staying on as a second term for house minority leader making the decision today. the congresswoman named a long list of issues she wants to work on during her next term. >> i talked about here out changing the role of money in politics. as really a very important motivator for me to stay in the leaders office. it must be done. >> she served in the white house in the house for 25 years and show is the first woman to serve as speaker. >>> a news alert out of prince georges county where a school bus full of students was involved in a crash. happened around 3:00 and 3:01 and they a say -- say a truck rearended a bus. fortunately, no one was seriously hurt. >>> to the edge on maryland. police released you in pictures of a man they believe was behind a shooting at a wal- mart. the authorities say the suspect demanded money and forced one of the store managers into a parking lot and shot him. paul wagner is joining us live with the story. paul? >> reporter: an
. >>> a potomac man imprisoned in cuba for three years is suing the u.s. government and serving a 15-year prison sentence and working to provide the internet service to the jewish community. he claims the company development alternatives and the u.s. government did not adequately train or disclose the risks he was taking by doing the work. >>> a call for change in the statute of limitations on sex crimes in the district. that is after dna evidence alleged two rapists can't be prosecuted because of the law. one man was arrested last week for the rape of a woman in 1999. the charges were dropped. paul wagner has the details. paul. >> reporter: in the last five months, investigators identified two cases which dna linked the suspect to a rape. only to close the file because of a statute of limitations. in the most recent case, the woman was told dna identified her attacker but she had no clue until the reporter called her and told her the charges were dropped. >> would you have come up -- >> late this afternoon, fox five spoke by phone with a woman who was attacked by a stranger along this stretch o
verdict for a bowie state university student accused of killing her roommate. thanks for joining us tonight at 10:00. i'm shawn yancy. >> i'm brian bolter. alexis simpson was accused of stabbing her roommate to death last year in a fight over music. >> the jury found her not guilty on all counts late tonight. fox 5's maureen umeh has the details. >> from the start the defense argued this was a case of self- defense and after three hours of deliberation the jury believed it. >> thank god. >> reporter: relief and joy from alexis simpson's friends and family just minutes after hearing a jury's verdict. the jury found simpson not guilty on all seven counts she faced in the stabbing death of her bowie state university suite mate domonique frazier, simpson's lawyers saying the jury made the right call. >> this was a is of defense case. alexis, there's no question in my mind acted in self-defense and so we are very gratified by the verdict. >> reporter: during the trial simpson testified she was being bulliedly frazier and said she -- bullied by frazier. she said she complained to offici
general david petraeus was supposed to testify before congress thursday on the deadly attack on the u.s. consulate in benghazi. he originally briefed lawmakers early on saying it was a spontaneous uprising to an anti- islam film. >> i don't see how in the world you can find out what happened in benghazi before, during and after the attack if general petraeus doesn't testify. >> reporter: there are also questions surrounding information petraeus' mistress paula broadwell may have known about the attack. last month at the university of denver she spoke about the benghazi attack. some say what she said appeared to go beyond what was in the public record at the time. >> the cia annex had actually taken a couple libyan militia members prisoner and they think that the attack on the consulate was an effort to try and get knees prisoners back. >> reporter: was -- these prisoners back. >> reporter: was prod broadwell privy to the information because the cia had said nothing about this situation and now the fbi is in the hot seat. dianne feinstein, chair of the senate intelligence committee is
adjacent to the shopping center. investigators believe it was used as the getaway car but declined to release the make and model. >> the vehicle was fully engulfed and we are treating this as a suspect vehicle. >> reporter: this wal-mart is open around the clock and it's unclear how many shoppers or employees were inside at the time of the robbery. a spokesperson said that the map who was shot is part of the management team and employees have been given ar access to counselors if they feel the need. >> reporter: police are describing that vehicle that was torched not far from here as a dark colored van. they have not said whether it was stolen. in laurel, paul wagner, fox 5 news. >>> a warning to women in the district. d.c. police need the public's health who are accused of abducting two women. police describe the suspect as four men in their late teens or early 20s. >> we are concerned. in the span of just under two hours, it looks like we had four assaults and on report his that occurred in this small geographic area that, based upon what we know, could potentially be committed b
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